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Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing

I was probably fourteen when I picked up this book, while browsing a small bookstore. I remember loving the smell of the old books and being drawn to the cover style of this book. When I read the title I had the "AHA!" moment. I was just starting my writing journey and I wanted to… Continue reading Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing

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How to Create Believable Characters for Your Book

In my post about How to Start Writing I wrote about the Five Elements of Story (Character, Setting, Plot, Conflict, and Theme). As you can probably tell by the title of this blog post, I'll be helping you develop your own characters. Because every story need characters and every good story needs believable characters. And here are my… Continue reading How to Create Believable Characters for Your Book

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How to Start Writing

First things first, you need an idea! An idea can come from nowhere, but it mostly like starts from one of the Five Story Elements. These elements are: characters, setting, conflict, plot, and themes. A lot of the time a writer's idea starts at one element and then they have to flesh the idea out… Continue reading How to Start Writing